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Malaria & other VBDs Population Genetics Vector Control

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My Profile

Dr. Adeogun Adedapo works with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. He has experience in Medical Entomology and is interested in research on population genetics, insecticide resistance, biology of disease vectors and tests for new tools of public heal importance. 

Past Experirence

I have experience in vector control, insecticide resistance in disease vectors and population genetcs of mosquitoes.



11. Oyewole, I. O., Mustapha, A. K., Adeogun, A., Awolola, T.S. (2022). Malaria infection and Entomological Survey of Anopheline Species in Some Communities in Ila Local Government Area of the State of Osun, Nigeria. British Journal of Healthcare and Medical Research, 9(2). 117-128.

22.      Okoh H.I., Adeogun A.O., Omotayo A.I., Olawumi H.B., Afolayan C.B., Mogaji H.O., Olakiigbe A.K., Oyeniyi T.A., Awe O.B. (2022). Physicochemical parameters of Anopheles mosquitoes breeding and non-breeding habitats in Ekiti State, Nigeria Pan African Journal of Life Sciences 6 (1): 412-418.

33.      Oforka C.L., Omotayo A.H., Adeogun A.O., Anikwe J.C., Adeleke M.A. (2022). Mosquito species composition in two urban neighborhoods of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, based on larval surveys. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science.

44.      Omo-Imafidon S.E., Adeogun A.O., Babalola A.S., Okefu P.O., Akinyemi O.O. (2022). Towards improvement in malaria policy implementation in Nigeria: a qualitative study on factors influencing the translation of malaria policies to practice. Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 0: 1-7 (DOI:

55.      Gansane A., Candrinho B., Mbituyumuremyi A., Uhomoibhi P., NFale S., Mohammed A.B., Guelbeogo W.M., Sanou A., Kangoye D., Debe S., Kagone M., Hakizimana E., Uwimana A., Tuyishime A., Ingabire C.M., Singirankabo J.H., Koenker H., Marrenjo D., Abilio A.P., Salvador C., Savaio B., Okoko O.O., Maikore I., Obi E., Awolola S.T., Adeogun A., Babarinde D., Ali O., Guglielmo F., Yukich J., Scates S., SherrardSmith E., Churcher T., Fornadel C., Shannon J., Kawakyu N., Beylerian E., Digre P., Tynuv K., Gogue C., Mwesigwa J., Wagman J., Adeleke M., Adeolu A.T., Robertson M. (2022). Design and methods for a quasiexperimental pilot study to evaluate the impact of dual active ingredient insecticidetreated nets on malaria burden in five regions in subSaharan Africa. Malaria Journal 21:19 (DOI:

66.      Adeneye A.K., Adeogun A.O., Aina O.O., Ajibaye O., Orok A.B., Oparaugo C.T., Akindele S.K., Akinyele M.O., Olukosi Y.A., Olakiigbe A.K., Awolola T.S. (2021). Dynamics of Household Ownership, Usage and Washing Pattern of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets in Three Rural Communities in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria. Ann Infect Dis Epidemiol. 6 (1): 1065. ISSN: 2475-5664.

77.      Nwana O.A., Okoh I.H., Oyeniyi T.A., Adeogun A.O. (2021). Larval Habitat Characterization and Molecular Identification of Anopheles gambiae Complex in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Pan African Journal of Life Sciences 5(3): 312-320.  

88.      Oladoyinbo T.O., Adeogun A.O.,Babalola A.S., Babatunde M., Ladipo T., Olarinde T.I., Oyedemi I.D. (2021). Factors affecting willingness to use Indoor Residual Spraying among women attending antenatal care in Hyperendemic State of West Africa: A random survey. Journal of Medical Entomology 58 (6) : 1-8. (DOI: 

99.      Adeyekun A.L., Oniya M.O., Olusi T.A., Adeogun A.O. (2021). Molecular Identification of the members of Anopheles gambiae s.l. and Culex species in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. BioMed Research Journal, 5(1): 354-359.

110.  Adeogun A.O., Popoola K.O.K., Brooke B.D., Olakiigbe A.K., Awolola S.T. (2021). Polymorphic inversion 2La frequencies associate with ecotypes in populations of Anopheles coluzzii from Southwest Nigeria. Scientific African 12: e00746 (Elsevier Journal).

11.  Fagbohun I.K., Idowu E.T., Onafuwa A.O., Adeneye A.K., Adeogun A.O., Otubanjo O.A. (2021). Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of communities on mosquitoes and its control practices in Lagos State, Nigeria. Pan African Medical Journal 38(44).

12.  Idowu E.T., Adeogun A.O., Adams L.A., Yusuf M.A., Salami O.W., Olakiigbe A.K., Bello J.A., Fagbohun I.K., Otubanjo O.A., Awolola T.S. (2021). Larvicidal potential of two silver nano-particles (Moringa oleifera and Ficus exasperata) against laboratory and field strains of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) in Lagos, Nigeria. The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 82: 7 (Springer Open Journal). 

13.  Adesalu K.O., Adeogun A.O., Oyeniyi T.A., Olakiigbe A.K., Jimoh R.T., Fagbohun I.K., Omotayo A.I., Olagundoye L., Awolola S.T. (2020). Evidence of Metabolic Resistance in Pyrethroid Resistant Aedes aegypti Population from Lagos, Nigeria. Pan African Journal of Life Sciences 4(3): 121-126. ISSN: 2672-5924. 

14.  Oyeniyi T.A., Adeogun A.O., Idowu T.E., Oboh B., Olakiigbe A., Adesalu O., Jimoh T., Awolola T.S. (2020). First report of N1575Y mutation in pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Nigeria. Scientific African 10: e00645 (Elsevier Journal).

15.  Adeneye A.K., Olukosi Y.K., Brai B.I.C., Oparaugo C.T., Okoh H.I., Aina O.O., Ajibaye O., Iwalokun B.A., Orok B.A., Akindele S.K., Akinyele M.O., Enya V.N.V., Aniedobe M.N., Adeogun A.O., Olakiigbe A.K., Awolola T.S. (2020). Knowledge, Perception and Practices of Malaria Prevention and Treatment in Communities of Lagos and Niger States, Nigeria. Annals of Epidemiology and Public Health 3(1):1034. ISSN: 2639-4391.

16.  Adeogun A.O., Brooke D.B., Olayanju D.R., Adegbehingbe K., Oyeniyi T.A., Olakiigbe A.K., Awolola T.S. (2019). Test for association between dieldrin resistance and 2La inversion polymorphism in Anopheles coluzzii from Lagos, Nigeria. Tropical Biomedicine.36 (3):587-593.

17.  Adeogun A.O., Popoola K.O.K., Olakiigbe A.K., Awolola S.T. (2019). Distribution of Members of the Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Oyo State, South West, Nigeria. Pan African Journal of Life Sciences 3:138-144. ISSN: 2672-5924.

18.  Obembe A., Popoola K.O.K, Oduola A.O., Tola M., Adeogun A.O., Oyeniyi T.A, Awolola S.T. (2019). Preliminary Evaluation of Village-Scale Insecticide-Treated Durable Wall Lining Against Anopheles gambiae s.l in Akorede, Kwara State, Nigeria. Manila Journal of Science 12: pp. 1–9.   

19.  Adeleke, M.A., Adeyemi, J.A., Fasasi, K.A., Oforka, L.C., Adeogun A.O., Olatunde, G.O. (2018). Molecular Characterization and Insecticide Susceptibility Status of Anopheles gambiae Complex (Giles, 1902) in Osun State, Southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Entomology 34: 69-76.

20.  Awolola T.S., Adeogun A., Olakiigbe A.K., Oyeniyi T., Olukosi Y.A., Okoh H., Arowolo T., Akila J., Oduola A., Amajoh C.N. (2018). Pyrethroids resistance intensity and resistance mechanisms in Anopheles gambiae from malaria vector surveillance sites in Nigeria. PLoS ONE 13 (12): e0205230.


21.  Olukosi A.Y, Agomo C.O, Aina O.O., Akindele S.K., Okoh H.O., Brai B.C., Ajibaye O., Orok B.A., Iwalokun B.A., Adeneye A.K., Adeogun A., Akinyele O.M., Oparaugo C.T., Akintunde G.A., Enya V.N, Aniedobe M., Fesobi O.W., Olakiigbe A., Awolola S.T. (2018). Prevalence of malaria and anaemia during the dry season in North Central and South Western Nigeria. Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology 10(1): 8-18.

22.  Oyewole I.O, Kolawole M.A., Adedeji O.C., Adeogun A. Awolola S. (2018). Susceptibility pattern of Anopheles mosquito to different classes of insecticides in selected communities in Ila-Orangun, Southwest Nigeria. International Journal of Mosquito Research 5(1): 106-111.

23.  Oyewole I.O, Kolawole M.A., Adedeji O.C., Adeogun A. Awolola S. (2018). Epidemiology And Perception Of Malaria In Selected Rural Communities In Ila Orangun, South Western Nigeria. Researchjournali’s Journal of Public Health 4 (2): 1-15.

24.  Okoh H.I., Akinsulire O., Omonijo A.O., Adeyemo A., Iyeh C., Mogaji H.O., Olorunniyi O.F., Awe O.B., Ayeni A.,  Arilekolase O., Adeogun A.,  Arowolo T., Awolola S (2017). Morphological identification and Molecular characterisation of Anopheles mosquitoes from Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. FJPAS 2 (1).

25.  Adeogun A.O., Popoola K.O.K., Oduola A.O., Olakiigbe A.K., Awolola T.S. (2017). High Level of DDT Resistance and Reduced Susceptibility to Deltamethrin in Anopheles gambiae, Anopheles coluzzi, and Anopheles arabiensis from Urban Communities in Oyo State, South-West Nigeria. Journal of Mosquito Research 7 (6): 125-133.


26.  Adeogun A.O., Popoola K.O.K., Koekemoer L.L, Brooke B.D., Oduola A.O., Awolola T.S. (2014). Preliminary evidence from microsatellite and 2La inversion polymorphism suggests DDT resistance drives genetic differentiation between populations of Anopheles gambiae s.s. in South West Nigeria. Malaria Journal 13: Suppl 1: P1.

27.  Awolola T.S., Adeogun A.O., Olojede J.B., Oduola A.O., Oyewole I.O., Amajoh C.N. (2014). Impact of PermaNet 3.0 on entomological indices in an area of pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae in south-western Nigeria. Parasites and Vectors 7: 236.

28.  Iji O.T., Adeogun A.O. (2014). Industrial Effluent Induced Chromosomal Aberration in Catfish from Ogun river, Lagos, Nigeria. Pak. J. Biol. Sci. 1-7.

29.  Kolade T. I., Popoola K.O., Adewuyi O.R., Adeogun A.O., Oricha A.K. (2013). Susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae sensu lacto (Diptera: Culicidae) to Permethrin, Deltamethrin and Dendiocarb in Ibadan City, Southwest Nigeria. Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences 5(2): 42-48.

30.  Oduola A.O., Obembe A., Adeogun A.O., Awolola T.S. (2013). Entomological and transmission risk indices of malaria vectors in selected communities in Osun State, Nigeria. Animal Research International 10 (3): 1805-1808.

31.  Adeogun A.O., Olojede J.B., Oduola A.O., Awolola T.S. (2012). Village-Scale Evaluation of PermaNet 3.0: an Enhanced Efficacy Combination Long-Lasting Insecticidal Net Against Resistant Populations of Anopheles gambiae s.s. Malaria Chemotherapy, Control and Elimination, Vol 1.

32.  Adeogun A.O., Olojede J.B., Oduola A.O., Awolola T.S. (2012). Efficacy of a combination long lasting insecticidal net (PermaNet® 3.0) against pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Culex quinquefasciatus: an experimental hut trial in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Clinical & Biomedical Research 6(1): 33-43.

33.  Louisa A Messenger, Nathan P Miller, Adedapo O Adeogun, Taiwo Samson Awolola, Mark Rowland (2012). The development of insecticide-treated durable wall lining for malaria control: insights from rural and urban populations in Angola and Nigeria. Malaria Journal. MS ID: 2010558268746426

34.  Oduola A.O., Idowu E.T., Oyebola M.K., Adeogun A.O., Olojede J.B., Otubanjo O.A., Awolola T.S. (2012). Evidence of Carbamate resistance in Urban Populations of Anopheles gambiae s.s. mosquitoes resistant to DDT and deltamethrin insecticides in Lagos, South-Western Nigeria. Parasites and Vectors, 5:116.

35.  Lawal H.O., Adewuyi G.O., Fawehinmi A.B., Adeogun A.O., Etatuvie S.O. (2012). Bioassay of Herbal Mosquito Repellents Formulated from the essential oil of Plants. Journal of Natural Products. Vol. 5.

36.  Killeen G. F., Okumu F. O., N’Guessan R., Coosemans,M. Adeogun A., Awolola S., Etang J., Dabiré R. K., Corbel V. (2011). The importance of considering community-level effects when selecting insecticidal malaria vector products. Parasites and Vectors, 4:160.

37.  Olojede J.B., Adeogun A.O., Oduola A.O., Awolola T.S. (2011). Laboratory Evaluation of the Wash Resistance of Olyset® and PermaNet® 2.0 Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets in Comparison to a Conventionally Treated Net, for Use in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Clinical & Biomedical Research, Vol 5 No 1, pp 41-47.

38.  Ojo T. I., Adeogun A. O., Bakare A. A., Sowunmi A. A., Ugwumba A. A.A., Ugwumba O. A. (2011). Karyotypic Description of Six Species of Clarias (Siluriformes: Clariidae) from South West Nigeria. Int. J. Anim.Veter. Adv. 3(4): 264-273.

39.  Oringanje C., Alaribe A.A.A., Oduola A.O., Oduwole O.A., Adeogun A.O., Meremikwu M.M., Awolola T.S. (2011). Vector abundance and species composition of Anopheles mosquito in Calabar, Nigeria. J. Vector Borne Dis. 48 pp. 171-173.

40.  Oduola A. O.,  Olojede J. B., Ashiegbu C. O., Adeogun A. O., Otubanjo O. A., Awolola T.S. (2010). High level of DDT resistance in the malaria mosquito: Anopheles gambiae s.l. from rural, Semi urban and Urban Communities in Nigeria. JRuralTropPublicHealth , VOL 9, p. 114 120